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NICE and The BNMS
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The National Institution for Clinical Excellence (NICE) produces clinical guidelines and also technical appraisals, many of which have reference to the practice of Nuclear Medicine. To visit the NICE website click here.

The BNMS are stakeholders in NICE guidelines which contain nuclear medicine recommendations.  Below are the consultations that the BNMS have been and currently involved in:   

 

Acute Chest pain of Recent onset

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Advanced breast cancer:diagnosis and treatment

Atrial fibrillation: management

Barrett's Oesophagus - ablative therapy

Brain Tumours 

Breast cancer (early): diagnosis and treatment

Breast Cancer (Advanced)

Breast Cancer (Early) Trastuzumab

Caesarean section

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract

Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis

Chronic Heart Failure in adults in adults

Chronic kidney disease: assessment and management (update)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management

Crohn's Disease

Colorectal and anal cancer

Colorectal Cancer Quality Standard

Children and young people with cancer

Chronic heart failure in adults

Chronic fatigue syndrome / Myalgic encephalomyelitis 

Chronic Kidney Disease 

Coeliac disease in adults

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

Dementia (update 2019)

Diabetes type II update


Diabetic Foot Problems: inpatient management

Diagnostic Services

Dyspepsia

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s

Epilepsy the diagnosis and management of epilepsy in children and adults

Epilepsy Update

Everolimus and sunitinib for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in people with progressive disease

Gastro-oesophageal reflux in children

Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (unresectable, somatostatin receptor-positive) - lutetium-177 dotatate

Haematological cancers

Head and Neck Cancer

Hip Fracture

Hip Fracture Quality Standard

Hypertension

NICE guideline on Hyperparathyroidism (primary): diagnosis, assessment and initial management

Improving outcomes for people with sarcoma

Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Liver DiseaseLiver Disease

Low back pain 

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

Lung Cancer 

Metastatic spinal cord compression

Metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin

MI:Secondary prevention 

MI with ST-segment elevation

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Neonatal Jaundice

Neutropenic Sepsis

Osteoarthritis: care and management

Osteoarthritis in Adults

Osteoporosis fragility fracture

Osteoporosis -  primary prevention

Osteoporosis - secondary prevention

Parkinson's disease in adults

Pulmonary Embolism

Prostate Cancer

Psychosis and Schizophrenia in adults 

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management

Renal replacement therapy and conservative management

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults

Rheumatoid Arthritis Quality Standard

Sarcoma

Schizophrenia

Sedation in infants, Children and Young People

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy for Colorectal Metastases in the Liver

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Selective Internal Radiation Therapy for Primary liver cancer

Skin Cancer

Skin tumours including melanoma

Stable Angina

Stable  Angina Quality Standard

Stroke

Surgical site infection

Suspected Cancer

Ulcerative Colitis

Unstable angina and NSTEMI 

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

Urinary tract infection in children 

Upper GI Bleeding

Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing (2019)

When to suspect child maltreatment 

Ovarian Cancer

Oesophago-gastric cancer

Parkinson's Disease 
   
Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis 

Prostate Cancer 

Referral for suspected Cancer

 

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